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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

The AAMC is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

We develop strategic initiatives to cultivate a diverse and culturally prepared workforce, advance inclusion excellence, imbue equity-mindedness, and enhance engagement with local communities. Learn more about our mission, goals, programs and initiatives, organized by portfolio.


What's New in Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine (RJAM) Facilitator Training

This training welcomes participants who would like to learn a relational framework to navigate difficult issues and effectively respond to harm in ways that support active accountability and prevention of future harms. The next training will take place in August 2024. 

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Proceedings from Action Collaborative for Black Men in Medicine Inaugural Strategy Summit

These proceedings provide a blueprint for how all communities can work to increase representation of Black men in medicine. The Action Collaborative will use these strategies as a basis for informing its action agenda and identifying opportunities to partner with organizations, institutions, government, and the broader community.


My Story Matters: Diversity Impacts Health Care

In this video series, medical students and physicians explain the importance of their race and ethnicity on the care they deliver to patients and share how the Supreme Court’s decision on race-conscious admissions in higher education could have devastating consequences on America’s health.

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AAMC IDEAS: Everything we need is already here: Tapping internal capacity for restorative justice

Feb. 22, 2024
1-2 p.m. ET

Restorative justice (RJ) is a deep and wide ethical lens for resolving and preventing conflict and harm. This webinar will present an approach that emphasizes the RJ mindset and restorative storytelling as practices for transforming how we engage our co-workers and communities as we build capacity for other restorative practices.


Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Health Care For All

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David A. Acosta, MD

“Understanding the assumptions and behaviors that are tied to our implicit biases allows teams to engage and embrace their differences and move toward solving complex problems.”

David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

MedEdPORTAL: Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity

Our collection of diversity, inclusion and health equity resources.

Academic Medicine: Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education

This collection of articles was curated with the intent to help readers engage in necessary conversations about race and to inform strategies to eliminate structural racism in their institutions.